Want to start a recycling center but are not sure how? GK has compiled a list of requirements to help get you started in determing the feasibility of recycling in your area.
To get started:
Determine the type of material your facility will be processing. Most common materials are municipal waste, commercial waste, construction & demolition debris, or specialty items such as electronics waste recycling.
Determine local governmental requirements and market size for the particular material processing you wish to do.
Determine local landfill tipping fees, then develop a business model based off tipping and material profits versus the estimated costs to set up and run a profitable recycling operation.
Find a suitable location for your process center that offers easy vehicle access as well as being near companies that are willing to buy recycled material.
US Silica Deadline Is Here General Industry and Maritime along with Hydraulic Fracturing deadlines for Silica Dust Control are going into effect tomorrow, June 23rd. If you have not made plans for controlling silica dust in your facility, you can learn more via the OSHA website. OSHA is being extremely helpful and lenient with their […]
As we near the middle of 2018, we would like to recognize members of the GK Community Action team who have dedicated their time to supporting our community. Displaying a global mindset, these individuals have contributed to several initiatives this year that impact both McHenry County where GK HQ is located and support forward-thinking ideas […]
Medical waste management is a concern for all medical device manufacturers. There are many medical waste disposal facilities across the globe, but because medical wastes can be grouped into just a few discrete categories, there are only a small number of disposal facilities available near specific manufacturing locations. Many medical devices may be used for […]